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Twilight rails

H. Roger Grant

Twilight rails

the final era of railroad building in the Midwest

by H. Roger Grant

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementH. Roger Grant
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE2771.A14 G73 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24489104M
ISBN 109780816665624, 9780816665631
LC Control Number2009046767

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